CALL FOR ENTRIES

PERSPECTIVAS dosmil14
4th Annual Design Exhibit
Latinos in Architecture

 

GOAL

Latinos in Architecture (LiA), a committee of the Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), is proud to announce PERSPECTIVAS dosmil14. This exhibit aims to showcase the work and talent of Latino architectural professionals and designers practicing in the State of Texas, in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept.15- Oct.15). The exhibit will be displayed at the Austin City Hall and the Austin Center for Architecture. Final exhibit dates to be confirmed.

BACKGROUND

LiA Austin’s mission is “To serve and support our local Latino communities, strengthen networks among design professionals and enrich our practices through diverse cultural views by fostering participation in educational, professional and community oriented programs”. Since its formation in early 2011, LiA has been instrumental in organizing multiple events in direct benefit of the Austin community. LiA members have participated during career day at local elementary schools, have established partnerships with the UT Austin School of Architecture to support Latino students, have organized book donation drives to help build architecture libraries at local area High Schools and collaborated with other AIA committees in support of their own mission.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to any Latino architect, design professional, firm or student practicing in the State of Texas. Limit of one entry per person. Register via "Entry Fee" links below by September 8, 2014, 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.  Registration is required before material can be submitted.   Confirmation of eligibility will be sent upon completion of on-line registration.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. One (1) Portrait format, 24” x 36” mounted on black gator board no thicker than 1/2 inch. The entrant's presentation board is to be labeled on the reverse side with the entrant’s name, address, email address and phone number. The presentation may include the following:
    1. Projects or concepts, built or un-built, developed within the last five years
    2. Sketches, drawings and photographs of design projects or concepts
    3. Plans, sections, perspective views
    4. Written description of design
    5. Any other additional information, at the discretion of the entrant, necessary to convey the design intent
    6. Exhibit boards (150 dpi) may be printed and mounted locally in Austin, details to follow upon registration.
  2. Professional head shot (JPEG 300 dpi, black & white)
  3. Short paragraph (100-150 words) with biographical information. Please send in editable format (ie: Word) as additional editing may be needed to fit design of exhibitors’ board.
  4. Participants grant permission to AIA Austin to exhibit prints and submit for editorial publication and other promotional purposes in print and online.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES:    
On-line registration deadline: September 8, 2014
Submission deadline:  September 15, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION:  Thursday, September 18th, 6:00 PM at Austin City Hall - parking validation at City Hall will be available.

ENTRY FEE:  
$35 students - register here
$40 all others - register here
All proceeds to be donated in full to LiA's scholarship program to help young Latino students attend "Summer Academy 2015" at the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture Summer Academy Program.

SUBMIT BOARDS TO:            
Latinos in Architecture – “PERSPECTIVASdosmil14”
c/o AIA Austin
801 W. 12th Street
Austin, TX  78701

CURATED MATERIAL:          
All entries will be curated by the LiA Committee of AIA Austin.

QUESTIONS: 
(512) 452-4332                          
LiAcommitteeAustin@gmail.com

 

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